Ruth M. Eglash, an award winning Israeli journalist, will be speaking at Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St., Milwaukee, on July 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Ruth M. Eglash is the first co-recipient of the X-Cultural Reporting Awards bestowed by the United Nation's Alliance of Civilizations and the International Center for Journalists, awarded for her joint reporting efforts with Jordanian journalist, Hani Hazaimeh of The Jordan Times.
She was recently appointed The Jerusalem Post's Deputy Managing Editor and is responsible for all aspects of the newspaper's social media development. In addition, she writes a broad range of articles focusing on the social welfare struggles of its weak and needy populations.
Ruth has been at The Jerusalem Post team for more than 12 years and has held a variety of positions. She was Arts & Entertainment Editor for six years and also worked as a feature writer and columnist before that.
As well as the Post, Ruth has written for a variety of publications including the UK's Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Telegraph Agency, New York's Jewish Week, The Christian Science Monitor and the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, where she was Assistant Editor in the late 1990s.
Born and raised in London, England, Ruth spent three years at Trinity and All Saints College, Leeds University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Media and History.
Ruth is married to Michael, a Milwaukee native. They have three children, Ben, Gefen and Ela.
This event is sponsored by Temple Menorah, Milwaukee Chapter of Hadassah, Jewish Community Relations Council and Israel Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
Reservations appreciated: Please call Temple Menorah at 414-355-1120 or email Hadassah.